Building and Construction Products

  • Natural Stone in the Built Environment

    Resources, Use and Conservation

    By Akos Torok, Richard Prikryl, Jirina Prikrylova

    Fundamental and interdisciplinary textbook on natural stone properties, occurrence, exploration, use, decay and conservation. Primary information source for third-year students and professionals using natural stone in the built environment. Intended for a wide academic and professional…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 1

    By Peter Roberts

    Written specifically for Level 1 of the EAL Diploma in Electrical Installation (601/0409/0), this book has a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus. Every learning outcome from the syllabus is covered in clearly marked sections, and there is a checklist at the end of each chapter to ensure…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • Online Learning for STEM Subjects

    International Examples of Technologies and Pedagogies in Use

    Edited by Mark Childs, Robby Soetanto

    The Global Collaboration initiatives related in this book are examples of how educators have experimented with different mechanisms to provide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programmes through information and communication technologies. In many cases, these…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 

  • Construction Adjudication in Ireland

    By Anthony Hussey

    The Construction Contracts Act 2013 introduces adjudication for the construction industry in Ireland for the first time. The essence of adjudication is in providing a means whereby disputes as to payment under a construction contract are resolved quickly and cheaply. The key feature distinguishing…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 

  • Project Finance for Construction

    By Anthony Higham, Carl Bridge, Peter Farrell

    The world of construction is intrinsically linked with that of finance, from the procurement and tendering stage of projects right through to valuation of buildings. In addition to this, things like administrations, liquidations, mergers, take-overs, buy-outs and floatations affect construction…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 

  • Architectural Research Addressing Societal Challenges

    Proceedings of the EAAE ARCC 10th International Conference (EAAE ARCC 2016), 15-18 June 2016, Lisbon, Portugal

    Edited by Manuel Jorge Rodrigues Couceiro da Costa, Filipa Roseta

    The EAAE/ARCC International Conference, held under the aegis of the EAAE (European Association for Architectural Education) and of the ARCC (Architectural Research Centers Consortium), is a conference organized every other year, in collaboration with one of the member schools / universities of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    CRC Press

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12 

  • Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

    English/French French/English, 2nd Edition

    By Don Montague

    This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 

  • The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. The character of concrete is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 

  • Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations

    By Jeffrey Rose, Donald Lacher

    Divided into four sections—public safety agencies, key issues like interoperability and cybercrime, management skills, and emerging trends like the transfer of military technologies to civilian agencies, Managing Public Safety Technology illustrates how essential managing technology is to the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 

  • Real Estate in Italy

    Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance

    By Guido Abate, Guiditta Losa

    This in depth case study evaluates the recent evolution of the Italian real estate market, which has recently been subject to two interlocking phenomena: a serious devaluation of physical assets and, at the same time, a deep legislative innovation of the vehicles investing in this asset class. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

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